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Employee and customer centric learning organization.

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at American Student Assistance full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great people to work with great leadership team.

Cons

Company in flux trying to reinvent itself in a new business. Many rounds of layoffs.

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  1. Excellent place to work with plenty of upward mobility

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at American Student Assistance full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Casual yet professional organization with great benefts

    Cons

    Upper Management did not always share their intentions with lower Management

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to advice and solutions of lower Management


  2. Good Company but steeped in Process

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Management in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - IT Management in Boston, MA

    I worked at American Student Assistance full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    ASA has excellent benefits including a Defined Benefit pension plan as well as the equivalent of a profit sharing plan. You do not find those benefits at many private, for profit, companies. Salaries are above average and the educational benefits are very liberal. There are many hard working people in the ISD division and there is an opportunity to work with new technologies.

    Cons

    There are too many layers of management and often they do not communicate well. New Projects can get out of control which results in excess monies being spent to keep things on track . The group that maintains the core loan processing application is excellent and works well together. All in all I feel that ASA is an above average working environment.

    Advice to Management

    Try and get the politics out of the management team.


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